Areas of the Atlantic, around the Blasket Islands
and West Kerry, are throwing up jaw-dropping views of the 40-tonne creatures on a weekly basis as they feed on locally abundant prey.
The meat is from the nearby Blasket Islands
, where the sturdy, lean sheep feed on the pristine, salt-sprayed grass, herbs and heather to give it a unique flavour.
The panoramic sweep of the rocks -- the Aran Islands and Galway Bay in the distance, as well as the Twelve Pins and the Maum Turk mountains in Connemara right up to the Dingle Peninsula and Blasket Islands
in Kerry -- provides countless photo ops.
Tenders are invited for Harbour porpoise surveys in blasket islands
We know Behan visited the Blasket Islands
(in January 1947) but when he first crossed to the Aran Islands is not clear.
One woman did remember me from a previous life when I drove the ferry from Dingle to the Blasket Islands
and another from when I was a trainee butcher with Supervalu.
Living on the Great Blasket Islands
as a mother of ten, Sayers was a famous oral storyteller who dictated her autobiography to her son and others.
Divers came across the brutal scene on the Blasket islands
earlier this week.
DESCRIPTION: Modern, well-equipped cottage on Ireland's Atlantic coast overlooking blasket islands
In 1923 he first heard about the Blasket Islands
off the west coast of Ireland, a remote and extraordinarily hospitable community where Irish was still the language of everyday.
I didn't take long to cast my eyes all round the house", wrote Tomas O'Crohan (1951: 15, 47) of his first day at National School on the Blasket Islands
off southwestern Ireland around 1866.
Some scenes from Far And Away starring A-listers Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman were also filmed in the area including Clogher Strand with breath-taking views across to the Blasket Islands